doleful in a sentence
Example sentences for doleful
Burnished doves moan their doleful love songs and young men's fancies turn.
For amid all the doleful news, there is a hopeful tide.
My daughter sat down at the piano to play something doleful.
But in the basement the mood was anything but doleful.
The cadence, the doleful, resigned tone of these words is not unfamiliar.
Even a sad story does not seem quite so doleful in this context.
We asked of each other's welfare, bemoaning our doleful condition and the change that had come upon us.